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Morgul blades

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[[Athelas]] (or Kingsfoil) is known to slow the poisonous effect of the morgul-blade. This treatment is also effective against other [[Mordor]] illnesses, such as the [[Black Breath]].
 
[[Athelas]] (or Kingsfoil) is known to slow the poisonous effect of the morgul-blade. This treatment is also effective against other [[Mordor]] illnesses, such as the [[Black Breath]].
  
Another victim of a morgul blade was [[Boromir son of Denethor I|Boromir]], the eleventh [[Steward of Gondor]] (not the [[Boromir son of Denethor II|Boromir]] of Frodo's company). He eventually died of his wound but did not become a wraith.
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Another victim of a morgul blade was [[Boromir (Steward of Gondor)|Boromir]], the eleventh [[Steward of Gondor]] (not the [[Boromir son of Denethor II|Boromir]] of Frodo's company). He eventually died of his wound but did not become a wraith.
  
 
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Morgul blades were magical, poisoned daggers used by the Nazgûl.

History

At Weathertop, during his journey to Rivendell with the One Ring, the Hobbit Frodo Baggins was stabbed by the Lord of the Nazgûl. A fragment of the blade remained within the wound, working its way toward his heart and threatening to turn Frodo into a wraith. Elrond was able to remove the shard and heal the wound, but each year on the anniversary of his stabbing Frodo became seriously ill. Only his eventual departure to Eldamar offered a permanent cure.

The Morgul blades disintergrated if anyone but the owner touched or picked up the blade.

Athelas (or Kingsfoil) is known to slow the poisonous effect of the morgul-blade. This treatment is also effective against other Mordor illnesses, such as the Black Breath.

Another victim of a morgul blade was Boromir, the eleventh Steward of Gondor (not the Boromir of Frodo's company). He eventually died of his wound but did not become a wraith.


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